Abraham Lincoln proclaimed freedom for enslaved people in America on January 1, 1863. Today, we've annotated the Emancipation Proclamation for readers.
The voters one scholar studied didn't necessarily think they would benefit materially from being on the winning side. But turnout was over 90 percent.
Nationalism and environmentalism have a history of pairing in dark ways. What does this mean for international climate negotiations?
The themes of truth and reconciliation echo throughout the Court’s design, evoking the democratic values of post-apartheid South Africa.
Critical race theory has become a focus of conservative legislation, often with little understanding of its meaning and history.
Thousands of Afghans are desperately trying to flee their country following a hasty U.S. withdrawal.
Some countries argue that they should keep their ocean territories, even if the land they're based on is submerged.
Scholarship about Israeli settlement in occupied Palestinian territories provides historical context for recent violence in the region.
The Biden administration’s proposed “child allowances” draw on the feminist thought of Crystal Eastman, who advocated “motherhood endowments” 100 years ago.
The political scientist Adolph Reed Jr. on the Black Lives Matter movement, the “rich peoples’ wealth gap,” and his Marxism.